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Internet kills the TV star

At the turn of the century Australians had limited choice when deciding what to watch. But less than two decades later, with Pay TV, streaming services and a multitude of online content, audiences are spoilt for choice.

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Video: Living the doof life

The term “bush doof” conjures up connotations of a field of drug-induced hippies dancing for days to throbbing music. But those on the inside tell a different story.

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A snow change for the better

Get a good education, get a stable job and live a good life. It seems idealistic, but it’s not for everyone. We all have different life aspirations, and for some, it’s not about chasing the dream – it’s about chasing the

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Proposed penalty rate changes

The proposed changes to the Sunday and public holiday penalty rates have worried many Australians working in the hospitality, fast food, retail and pharmaceutical industries. The cuts were announced on the 23rd of February by the Fair Work Commission and

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Tom Tilley – a voice for young people

I literally fell over when I heard Tom Tilley would be coming in to Macleay College. Although, by now, news of a respected journalist coming to talk to us shouldn’t shock me, it did. But this was different.

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Singer-songwriter wants all voices to be heard

Sydney musician Jack Colwell has released a song in honour of Tyrone Unsworth, the 13-year-old boy who took his own life last week after being bullied for his sexuality.

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Grow or re-grow your mo for a good cause

Whether you grow one for fun or for serious fundraising, Movember is a month-long event that promotes moustaches for male wellness.

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Encouraging women to get hands on with breast awareness

Despite the prevalence of breast cancer in Australia, new research shows only one in four women check their breasts regularly. 

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Weekly news wrap – Stuff you may have missed

The Newsroom recaps this week’s top stories.

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